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Spiritualized @ The Roadmender, Northampton, September 2003

Inspired by the White Stripes, and a more direct approach to recording, the Spaceman took his unique chunk of spacerock direct to Northampton Roadmender. Natasha House has the details My eyes throb and fight intermittent blindness as I struggle to make out Jason Pierce’s silhouette, perfectly profiled against a blazing spotlight, adding a visual spectacle to the soaring space-rock psychedelia Spiritualized calmly lead us through. The Spaceman himself remains seated precariously atop an amp, face screened from us with his Continue Reading

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Carling Weekend Festival – Reading 2003

With a wailing ‘Ba ba ba ba ba bah bah fiiighhurrYEAH’ and a flailng ‘ooo-ooo-ooo-oo-o’ James Berry mops up the dregs spilled by this years’ Reading Festival. Prepare for disappointment Friday There is a popular phrase, ‘save the best for last’. There’s another, ‘start as you mean to go on’. And then, the slightly lesser known ‘water your audience with PASSIVITY and DISAPPOINTMENT and SHITE from the moment they walk through the gate and siphon off all their enthusiasm before Continue Reading